Assignment 2: Application—Government and Public Agency Perspectives on Policy


In Week 8, you wrote a paper on the existing policies associated with child abuse/welfare. Subsequently, as a group, you analyzed the level of government and public agencies that are there to address the social problem in this week’s wiki assignment. It is now your turn to assimilate this week’s wiki inputs into a paper.


Assignment (2–4 pages, APA format): In addition to a minimum of eight scholarly references, which may include electronic government documents and reputable websites, your paper should include:


·      A description of the level of government and public agencies that are in place to address child abuse/welfare.


·      An explanation of the services the government and/or public agencies deliver and how they are delivered


·      An explanation of whether these social services are effective


References (use a minimum of eight)


Nguyen, L. H. (2014). A public health response to data interoperability to prevent child maltreatment. American Journal of Public Health, 104(11), 2043-8. Retrieved from


Waldfogel, J. (2000). Reforming child protective services. Child Welfare, 79(1), 43-57. Retrieved from


Svevo-Cianci, K. (2009). Child protection progress in states leveraging article 19 of the UN convention on the rights of the child (1989–2008) (Order No. 3370130). Available from ProQuest Central. (305170110). Retrieved from


Accomplishments and New Directions. (n.d.). Retrieved November 04, 2016, from


Community Partners. (n.d.). Retrieved November 04, 2016, from


Child Abuse Research and Resources | Prevent Child Abuse America. (n.d.). Retrieved November 04, 2016, from


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